FILLED – FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Bite Me Organics, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 30, 2021

This position has been filled.

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Bite Me Organics in Kelowna, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker!

ABOUT Bite Me Organics

My husband Richard and I operate a 10 acre Certified Organic orchard. We grow peaches and nectarines but our main crop is apples. We require farm help from now to the end of October.

We live in East Kelowna which is mostly a farming area. We are close to the downtown area (within 8 km) and have a bus route within 2 km. We have two tractors and an ATV. We sell to an organic packing house and also have fruit stand that we operate from our barn.

We farm organically because we are both interested in the environment. Richard has completed his Masters Degree in sustainable farming. We have farmed for 40 years. The last 15 has been organically. We have been certified for 13 years.

We farm because we believe in growing healthy food at affordable prices.
We are kind, considerate and fair to people that work for us.

DESIRED QUALITIES

Someone who knows how to work and can think for them selves. They will be shown the job and then often left to finish it. Examples might be planting trees, cutting weeds, thinning, picking etc.
We are looking for a person who has family values as we live on our farm and have family and friends here frequently.

JOB TASKS

Thinning, picking, weeding, packing fruit for sale, and general orchard duties.

JOB DETAILS

Term: The start date is now and the finish date would be towards the end of October.

Hours per week: We generally work 40 hours per week but there are times when more hours are available if the worker wishes extra hours.

Wage: The wage is $18.00 per hour.

TO APPLY

Please send your resume with references to randrking@shaw.ca

Deadline to apply: ASAP

When applying, please mention you saw this posting at youngagrarians.org

LEARN MORE ABOUT Bite Me Organics

Website: Bitemeorganics.com

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